School Life

Extreme Reading

15th December 17

We start today our Instagram competition #Extremereading
Take a photo during your Christmas Holidays in the most creative and amazing places where you go with your favourite book and win a voucher for your next reading!




1.1.- All photos shared publicly through Instagram will enter the contest between the dates of December 15, 2017 and January 14, 2018.


1.2.- There is no limit of photographs per participant.


1.3.- The objective and the theme of the photographs is to capture the love of reading, combined with creativity by showing reading from a different viewpoint, through #extremereading ie: pupils reading in the most unsuspected and creative places and situations.




2.1.- The competition opens on December 15, 2017 and deadline to participate will be on January 14, 2018 at 23.59 h.


2.2.- The procedure is as follows:


  1. Upload a photo on your Instagram profile mentioning the school @newton_college


  1. Use these 3 hashtags: #extremereading, #openingminds and # with the stage to which the extremereader belongs, in order to categorize the entry. These will be the following:


From Y1 to Y3: # Primary1


From Y4 to Y6: # Primary2


From Y7 to Y9: # Secondary1


From Y10 to Y13: # Secondary2


2.3.- From the profile of newton_college on Instagram, the most original photos will be “liked” in order to pass to the next round. In choosing these photos, the originality or the “like” number they have will be taken into account. It is possible that some photos will be reposted.


2.5.- The winner will be determined by a jury composed of several members of the school (teachers responsible for reading and audiovisual, and communication department).


2.5.- Photographs with inappropriate content will be disqualified.


2.6.- The winners will be announced on Friday, January 19, 2018 on the Instagram profile of Newton College. As well as being announced in the weekly department assemblies.




3.1.- There will be different categories for participation, and prizes for each category.


3.2.- The prize will be a voucher worth € 30 to spend on EnglishLibros.